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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kirkby Wharfe with North Milford, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8634 / 53°51'48"N

Longitude: -1.2319 / 1°13'55"W

OS Eastings: 450608

OS Northings: 441071

OS Grid: SE506410

Mapcode National: GBR MRVR.2T

Mapcode Global: WHDBH.15M2

Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 3 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148423

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326425

Location: Kirkby Wharfe with North Milford, Selby, North Yorkshire, LS24

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Kirkby Wharfe with North Milfo

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Kirkby Wharfe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

KIRKBY WHARFE WITH CHURCH LANE
SE 54 SW NORTH MILFORD (north side)
4/41 Church of St John The
Baptist
3.2.67
GV II*
Church. Late C12, with C13 and C14 additions and alterations, and extensive
rebuilding to exterior of 1860 for Lord Londesborough. Magnesian limestone
and sandstone with Welsh slate roof. 2-stage west tower, 3-bay aisled nave
with south porch, 2-bay chancel with north chapel. Tower: plinth, angle
buttresses and offsets, south-west stair turret. Lancet windows, second
stage has twin bell openings with Perpendicular tracery to heads. Gargoyles
to angles. Battlements. South porch has pointed arch with hollow moulding.
Within a studded door with decorative panels in a double-chamfered, round-
arched opening with single order of nookshafts with waterleaf capitals under
hood-mould. Aisles: offset buttresses. South aisle has 3-light windows one
with reticulated tracery the other with curvilinear tracery. Cusped lancets
to ends. Corbel table. Aisle to north has 2-light windows with geometrical
and reticulated tracery, west end has 3-light window with reticulated
tracery to head. Chancel: south side, end buttresses with offsets. Tudor-
arched priest's door. Two 2-light windows with Y-tracery. 3-light
straight-headed Perpendicular window. North chapel: 3-trefoiled-light,
straight-headed window, similar 4-light window to east end, battlements.
East end has 3-light window with reticulated tracery a C19 insertion.
Interior. Double-chamfered pointed tower arch with imposts. Nave has
cylindrical piers with moulded capitals and pointed arcade. Triple-
chamfered, pointed chancel arch with imposts. North chapel has double-
chamfered pointed arcade in octagonal pier. C16 pierced screen. Norman tub
font. Monuments: early C19 Italian carved marble tablet of the Adoration of
the Magi. Fragments of several pre-Conquest crosses. Fragments of C15 and
C16 stained glass.


Listing NGR: SE5060841071

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